The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 88 80 80
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 13 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.96% 1.97% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 4.18% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 4
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £50,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -35.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £42,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
PowerShell
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
627 718 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.44% 47.17% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 447 503 360
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region.

PowerShell Salary Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 31 (81.58%) Microsoft
3 18 (47.37%) ITIL
3 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
6 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (31.58%) Finance
7 11 (28.95%) SQL
7 11 (28.95%) SharePoint
7 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (26.32%) C#
8 10 (26.32%) Citrix
8 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
9 9 (23.68%) SCCM
9 9 (23.68%) SCOM
10 8 (21.05%) Blackberry
10 8 (21.05%) Firewall
10 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (18.42%) Cisco
11 7 (18.42%) Change Management
11 7 (18.42%) VMware
11 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (18.42%) Lync
12 6 (15.79%) VBScript
12 6 (15.79%) MCP
12 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
12 6 (15.79%) CMS

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 11 (28.95%) SharePoint
3 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (18.42%) Lync
5 6 (15.79%) CMS
6 5 (13.16%) IIS
7 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
9 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (2.63%) Mule
10 1 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (2.63%) JBoss
10 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
10 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) IP Telephony
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
2 5 (13.16%) SMTP
3 4 (10.53%) FTP
3 4 (10.53%) HTTP
3 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.53%) HTTPS
4 3 (7.89%) SAN
4 3 (7.89%) Internet
4 3 (7.89%) LDAP
4 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (5.26%) SMS
6 1 (2.63%) DHCP
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) SNMP
6 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MSI
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Publishing
4 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Support Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) IT Support
5 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
5 4 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) Application Packaging
3 3 (7.89%) .NET
3 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.63%) Ajax
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.63%) Java EE
5 1 (2.63%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.63%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Replication
3 3 (7.89%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) DataPower
4 2 (5.26%) Kindle
4 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
7 5 (13.16%) Linux
7 5 (13.16%) Windows 2000
8 3 (7.89%) Windows Phone
9 2 (5.26%) Windows NT
9 2 (5.26%) UNIX
10 1 (2.63%) Fedora
10 1 (2.63%) Android
10 1 (2.63%) CentOS
10 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Change Management
3 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.26%) Information Security
4 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.26%) Service Management
4 2 (5.26%) CRM
4 2 (5.26%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
4 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Web Design
5 1 (2.63%) Data Security
5 1 (2.63%) ERP
5 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) C#
3 6 (15.79%) VBScript
4 4 (10.53%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) MCP
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.53%) MCSE
4 3 (7.89%) CISSP
4 3 (7.89%) SSCP
4 3 (7.89%) GIAC
4 3 (7.89%) CEH
5 2 (5.26%) MCITP
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 2 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.16%) XenApp
4 5 (13.16%) XenDesktop
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (13.16%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (7.89%) MetaFrame
6 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
6 2 (5.26%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
1 9 (23.68%) SCOM
2 4 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.26%) WSUS
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.63%) OpenAM
4 1 (2.63%) Puppet
4 1 (2.63%) OpenView
4 1 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Citrix
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco
3 7 (18.42%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) Symantec
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle
5 3 (7.89%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) IBM
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.63%) Lotus
7 1 (2.63%) Altiris
7 1 (2.63%) IronPort
7 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.63%) Splunk
7 1 (2.63%) Varonis
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